Though best known as a smooth-fielding All-Star shortstop for the Cubs, he also had a “brief but interesting stay on the South Side.”

“Don’t Tell Them any Different”: Don Kessinger Night Caps a Long Career

This article was written by Mark Randall

This article was published in The National Pastime: Baseball in Chicago (2015)

MARK RANDALL, an award-winning journalist, has for the past 15 years worked at newspapers in Massachusetts, New Mexico, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Alabama, and Utah. He has lived in northeast Arkansas for the past nine years and currently covers local government for the West Memphis Evening Times. Although originally from Massachusetts, he was raised by his grandfather as a New York Yankees fan. While not a hateful person, he absolutely hates the Boston Red Sox. His articles about George Kell and Wally Moon have been published in the “Baseball Research Journal.”